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Acebutolol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Acebutolol is also known as: Sectral

Acebutolol Pregnancy Warnings

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus. US FDA pregnancy category: B

Animal studies have revealed evidence of embryolethality and fetotoxicity at doses that produced maternal toxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. US FDA pregnancy category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

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Acebutolol Breastfeeding Warnings

Acebutolol and diacetolol, a renally excreted and equipotent metabolite, appear in breast milk with a milk:plasma ratio of 7:1 and 12:2, respectively.

Use is not recommended. Excreted into human milk: Yes

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Sectral (acebutolol)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. "Product Information. Sectral (acebutolol)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  3. United States National Library of Medicine "Toxnet. Toxicology Data Network. Available from: URL:" ([cited 2013 -]):

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